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Old 06-30-2015, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by brustyrc View Post
Very nice work as usual Rob, I'll follow this with interest, 'best, Barrie.
Hi Barrie nice to hear from you.
The interesting bits for me are the things that are done differently or in a new way.
These are:
The free form shaping using the profile gauge for symmetry (I got pretty close by eye)

Polyester mold with gel coat sprayed in with popcorn gun (I got a new compressor that will run continuously)

Engineered mold locating and joining system.

1mm Rohacell for the sandwich material in the finished fuselage.

My first decent size electric model. I might do my own contra gearbox, I mean how hard can it be!